Both light heavyweight fighters secured victories at UFC 96 in Columbus, Ohio. Vera chopped Mike Patt’s legs to win an impressive second round TKO victory. Matt Hamill showed some improved stand-up by knocking out top wrestler Mark Munoz in the first round at UFC 96.
Fedors brother Aleksander Emelianenko had some trouble with Ibragim Magomedov at ProFC “Russia vs. Europe” fightcard. Emelianenko pulled the close TKO (Cut) first round victory.